The average homeowner spends about $1,900 a year on energy costs. As summer nears, hear are some simple energy saving tips to lower your utility bills.
- Set your thermostat to 78 degrees when you are home and 85 degrees when you are away
- Do your laundry efficiently by using the cold or warm water setting. Always use cold water to rinse clothes.
- Replace your air conditioner filters. Dirty filters restrict airflow and can cause the system to run longer, increasing energy use. Replace filters monthly for maximum benefit.
- Unplug electronic devices and chargers when they aren’t in use. Most new electronics use electricity even when switched off.